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Why are automated external defibrillators in the news?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Relatively new

They've only become available in the last 10 or so years and they're easy to use and have been shown to save lives.

In brief: Relatively new

They've only become available in the last 10 or so years and they're easy to use and have been shown to save lives.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Availability?

Perhaps they are more often in the news because they are more present: we see them in airports, in more public buildings, schools, and even private buildings.
Also training to use an AED is included in most basic CPR classes.

In brief: Availability?

Perhaps they are more often in the news because they are more present: we see them in airports, in more public buildings, schools, and even private buildings.
Also training to use an AED is included in most basic CPR classes.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
Thank
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